Imports were around ₹16 lakh crore more than exports in FY22. Even though exports grew by nearly ₹10 lakh crore in the fiscal, imports grew even higher by ₹16 lakh crore. India vastly depends on imported crude oil to meet its energy requirements. Electronic goods and engineering goods are the other major items of imports.
Budget 2023: Spike in imports; fall in exports
India vastly depends on imported crude oil to meet its energy requirements.